Accommodation near Peter Mokaba Stadium

The Peter Mokaba Stadium is one of the 5 new stadiums built specifically for the FIFA World Cup in 2010. It is located in Polokwane, the capital city of Limpopo province, in the north of South Africa and cost R1 245 000 000 to construct. Polokwane is a roughly 3 hour drive from Johannesburg and the stadium is about 5 kilometres from Polokwane's city centre.

The stadium can accommodate about 46 000 people but is named after just 1. The late Peter Mokaba, the stadium's namesake, was a previous leader of the ANC youth league. It is built out of steel and concrete and has a flexible, aerodynamic roof which can accommodate the high wind speeds in summer. Aesthetically the stadium boasts a unique design inspired by one of Africa's most iconic trees, the baobab. At each corner of the stadium you will notice a short, cylindrical structure which is supposed to be reminiscent of the baobab's trunk.

The first time the stadium was put to use was in January 2010 for the Peter Mokaba Cup - a local competition between various football teams. The first international football match the stadium hosted was a friendly between South Africa and Guatemala. During the FIFA World Cup though the stadium was used intensely for matches and training, and for this reason the natural grass is reinforced with artificial grass fibres which essentially anchor the field to the ground, thus ensuring a stable, level surface to play on.

These days the stadium is used for football matches as well as rugby union games. It is the home turf of the Black Leopards FC football club.

Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.
Fusion Boutique Hotel
1 km

From R3500* Unit

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Experience personalized attention, ultimate comfort and decadent dining at the only 5-star hotel in the heart of Polokwane, the buzzing capital of South Africa's Limpopo Province. Stepping over th... More Info

Polo Guest House
1.2 km

From R750 PPS

Polo Guest House offers bed & breakfast accommodation in central Polokwane. This is a great stopover on your way to the Kruger National Park and is also a fabulous place to enjoy a peaceful getaway. ... More Info

Victoria Place
1.3 km

From R750 PPS

Victoria Place Guest House is a Victorian style Guest House located in Polokwane, the urban centre of the Limpopo province and the most important city north of Gauteng. Polokwane offers an abundance o... More Info

Pafuri Self Catering
1.3 km


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From R700* Unit

This establishment consists of 8 beautifully decorated self catering apartments; the following is a brief description of our units, indication of total numbers of persons it can accommodate:- Unit... More Info

Kurumba Lodge
1.6 km


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Kurumba Lodge is a 4 Star luxury lodge in Polokwane, ideally situated at the edge of the CBD close to shopping centres, the Medi Clinic, museums and approximately 8 km from the airport and 5 km from t... More Info

Polokwane Place
2 km

From R590 PPS

Polokwane Place is the visitor's gateway to the north. This exclusive, beautiful lodge is situated in a leafy suburb in close proximity to Polokwane town centre. The expansive property features fully ... More Info

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Danlee Overnight Accommodation
2 km

From R445 PPS

Danlee Overnight Accommodation is conveniently situated. The CBD, Mall of the North, Savannah Mall, sports stadiums, schools and all major hospitals are located within a 5km radius. Main highways (N1... More Info

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The Lofts
2.2 km

From R745* Unit

Each unit comprise of an upstairs room with a queen size bed and air conditioning. Coming downstairs you will find an open plan living-/kitchen area boasting a clean homely feel and a cosy bathroom... More Info

Pietersburg Lodge
2.2 km

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Pietersburg Lodge offers luxury overnight accommodation to our guests in a relaxed atmosphere. We are situated in close proximity to shopping centers, the CBD, sporting clubs/facilities and the Peter... More Info

Marlot Guest House
2.4 km

From R450 PPS

Welcome to Marlot Guest House where we believe in hospitality of the highest standard. A visit to our friendly Polokwane guest house will exceed all your expectations and you will soon become a return... More Info

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